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FOUQUIÈRES, Jacques (1580 - 1659), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FOUQUIÈRES, Jacques (1580 - 1659), Painter, engraver

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French, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1580, in Antwerp; died 1659, in Paris.

Painter, engraver. Landscapes.

Jacques Fouquières had very modest origins, even though he wished it to be believed that he belonged to the well-to-do Fuggers family, called Fokkiers in Flanders. According to Juste d'Egmont, his father was a carter. He was the pupil of Velvet Brueghel, as is evidenced by his first works,

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